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NITC joins hands with MVR Cancer Centre

12 November 2018 | News

There are currently eight different joint research projects between these two institutes in various stages of development.

National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NITC) and MVR Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Kerela have formalized their efforts in joint work in Cancer research by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by Dr. Sivaji Chakravorti, Director NIT Calicut and Dr. Narayanankutty Warrier, Medical Director, MVR Cancer Centre.

This will carry forward joint research between the institutions in the areas of mutual interest such as Cancer Diagnosis using artificial intelligence, computational modeling and characterization of malignant tumors, classification of tumors using electrical measurements, and development and testing of novel therapies to treat cancer such as drug repositioning using data mining.

There are currently eight different joint research projects between these two institutes in various stages of development. The MoU also envisages joint workshops and training programs, collaborative academic programs and internships. This partnership is expected to provide a major boost to biomedical engineering research in India.

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